Compost - biochar suppliers, South Africa, Centurion

Soil amendment - biochar, South Africa, Centurion
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Description

A soil amendment for dry, acidic and nutrient poor soils.

Biochar is biomass (any organic material such as wood) that is produced (pyrolysis) in an oxygen-free environment. At 350°C, all the non-carbon elements in the biomass evaporate. The only solid residue is carbon (charcoal).When viewed under a microscope, one sees that the carbon looks like a sponge with millions of "chambers". The surface of the walls of 1 gram biochar is 50 to 500 m² (as large as 2 tennis courts).This porous structure and high specific surface area gives it the ability to attract and retain water and water-soluble nutrients (hygroscopic).

Benefits

DirectionsFeatures

This green container is not pure biochar, but a mixture of biochar (33.3%) + vermicast (33.3%) cow manure (33.3%) = 5 times better than ordinary compost.

Volume 1 litre
Material Plastic container
Shelf life 1 year

Buy   1 for R 25 each. Total = R   25
Buy   2 for R 22 each. Total = R   44
Buy   5 for R 18 each. Total = R   90
Buy 10 for R 16 each. Total = R 160
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Shipping method Number of items Cost
Collect from South Africa, Centurion, Clubview any R   00
Courier Fastway, delivery 2-3 days 1 R   54
PostNet, delivery 5-7 days 1 R 119
Prices include VAT and insurance.


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This page has been updated on the 2020-06-08.